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Documentary Screening – Attucks: A School that Opened a City

Enjoy a screening of “Attucks: A School That Opened a City.”

Built during the ugliest decade in Indiana history and when the Ku Klux Klan had influence throughout the state, all-black Crispus Attucks High School was intended to isolate, denigrate, and ultimately fail. Instead, it produced generals and scholars, surgeons and scientists, world-class musicians and athletes – generations of contributors to a society that initially scorned them.  Most importantly, Attucks helped trigger a sea change in race relations in Indianapolis and still stands as a national model of what can be done under the most difficult circumstances.

Major General Harry Brooks, Jr., Oscar Robertson, Janet Langhart Cohen, General Norris Overton, international music figures David Baker and Angela Brown, and many others come together in a highly charged yet ultimately celebratory story of perseverance, resilience and courage.

Running time: 1 hr. 52 min. 43 sec. 2016, WFYI.
Produced, Written and Narrated by Ted Green.

Documentary screening is included with paid admission.

Documentary Screening – Attucks: A School that Opened a City

Mar 26, 2024 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Basile Theater, inside the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center; free parking with paid admission
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